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Blueprint for the Future

Walter C. Bornemeier, MD
JAMA. 1971;217(3):321-324. doi:10.1001/jama.1971.03190030047010.
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Today I should like to review briefly some of the recommendations that I have made to this House of Delegates and some facts and figures that I have emphasized in talking to the public during the past year. Then I will outline what I believe to be the blueprint for the future of medical practice in this country.

Many things have been said and written about manpower. I have told the public over and over that medical school enrollment is being doubled in many areas and increased in all areas, that by the end of this decade we hope to have enough doctors to provide medical care to every area of the country.

Some recently published data seem to indicate that we are still not moving fast enough. According to an article in the June 14 issue of U.S. News & World Report, the population down-trend has been reversed by

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